This Invention Is Important. Period.

There is one thing all women have in common. Our periods. Our monthly gift that leaves us cramping and bleeding for a week straight. In America, as a working class woman you might not necessarily think twice when you’re grabbing pads or tampons at the store. It’s just a part of your monthly purchases. You might not think about all of the women across the world and even women right outside of your door who aren’t able to afford pads and tampons Kristy Chong, founder of ModiBodi, has created “period proof” underwear to help advocate for women’s and environmental...

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Is Your Diet Too Processed?

Bella Breakdown We have a wealth of information about how certain foods affect our bodies. However, a lot of people don’t care to inform themselves about proper nutrition. They tend to stick to their diet of highly processed foods. Processed foods can have a number of adverse effects on our body. If you are wondering whether or not you eat too many processed foods, there are a few tell tale signs that might be indicators that you are. Here are the signs: 1. Major Thirst If you are constantly feeling thirsty, you are likely eating too much processed food....

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Breaking Caffeine Addiction

Bella Breakdown I will admit it. I am one of those terrible people that truly lives by the expression, “please don’t talk to me until I’ve had my coffee”. I might have up to 3 cups a day, 4 if my child was up in the middle of the night. If I’m not drinking coffee, I’m drinking caffeinated diet sodas, or green teas as well. I would be lying if I said, I didn’t feel the effects of a highly caffeinated daily diet. If I haven’t had coffee by a certain time, I suffer from a splitting headache. I...

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Get to Know Your Nails

Bella Breakdown If you think hard enough about it, the idea of having fingernails is actually really strange. However, most of us have twenty. Nails are actually just made up of dead skin. Many people think that nails need time to breathe, and that we need to have time between apply nail polish or fake nails. The contents that make up our nails are actually dead, therefore they do not need oxygen. Nails are actually a really great indicator of health issues. There are certain ways your nails are supposed to look. If your nails have turned an odd...

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Lifestyle Changes That Will Help You Stay Fit

Bella Breakdown We all have to start somewhere when it comes to fitness. It can be a very daunting task if you are new to the exercise game. However, it’s important to know it’s not impossible, nor is it even that difficult! There are so many simple ways to begin a healthier, more active lifestyle. There are a number of small lifestyle changes you can make that will allow for an easier transition into weekly, even daily workouts. It’s a great start, if it’s possible, to change up your commute to work. Instead of driving or using public transit,...

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